permanent ( open to all ) Archivist (Vacancy#: VAR001089)

  • Opening Date: December 2, 2019
  • Closing Date: December 23, 2019
  • OPM Control Number: 553114100
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001089
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
  • Grade: GS-09
  • Series: 1420
  • Minimum Salary: $57,510.00
  • Maximum Salary: $74,759.00
  • Availability: Open to All

This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.  The incumbent analyzes and arranges bodies of records that are somewhat disorganized, demonstrating knowledge of archival theory and practice in planning and carrying out their organization and description. Possesses understanding of scholarly research and documentation practices. Completes preliminary analysis of the documentation systems and practices of the originating agency, organization, or individual whose materials are being processed. Undertakes research in published sources to complete gaps in the available information relating to the subject matter of the records to be archived. Evaluates the significance of archival material in its historical context and applies evaluation in helping create a plan of arrangement and description. Exercises initiative on special assignments requiring knowledge of archival procedures and academic subject matter.

Apply online at